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    Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    It seems like "thrown under the bus" is an incredibly overused term now. Especially used on both sides of the Wes/McD "situation". It was cute at first, but has definately reached its quota on this board in the past 72 hours.

    Just my thoughts. Please don't throw me under a truck for this observation.


    Edit:: I'm an idiot. I don't know what I did to get this under the Football forum. I guess I don't start enough threads to know what I am doing.


    Last edited by tube1; 05-22-2008 at 12:45 PM. Reason: I'm an idiot
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    I agree with Tube1.
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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    I'm tying you to the train tracks....


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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    Yes! And so has "I don't have a dog in the fight."



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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    Quote Originally Posted by tube1 View Post
    It seems like "thrown under the bus" is an incredibly overused term now. Especially used on both sides of the Wes/McD "situation". It was cute at first, but has definately reached its quota on this board in the past 72 hours.

    Just my thoughts. Please don't throw me under a truck for this observation.


    Edit:: I'm an idiot. I don't know what I did to get this under the Football forum. I guess I don't start enough threads to know what I am doing.
    I bet you get thrown under the bus for this comment. I had not used that saying yet so I figured I could use it at least once.



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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    Yes! And so has "I don't have a dog in the fight."
    Does this include "I don't have a horse in the race" or can that be a separate over used saying.



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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    Has "Jumped the shark" jumped the shark?



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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    The one that I can't stand and is very overused is:
    "It is what it is."



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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCy View Post
    Has "Jumped the shark" jumped the shark?
    Hey! Don't throw "Jumped the shark" under the bus.


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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneu View Post
    I bet you get thrown under the bus for this comment. I had not used that saying yet so I figured I could use it at least once.
    And you did use it properly!

    As Marty Tirrel would say, "Good job out of you"!


    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    I agree with Tube1.
    Sweeeeeeet...

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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    This goes right along with my LOL thread last week.

    tube1, I think you jumped the shark by posting this thread. ;)



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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    This seems to be beating a dead horse.



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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    Quote Originally Posted by tube1 View Post
    It seems like "thrown under the bus" is an incredibly overused term now. Especially used on both sides of the Wes/McD "situation". It was cute at first, but has definately reached its quota on this board in the past 72 hours.

    You are dead on with this. I have been using "throw ____ under the bus" in my everyday life a ton the last 2 days. It has infiltrated my life.



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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    Stop, or I'm going to toss you under a tank for this.



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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    We could utilize, Taken to the cleaners, Smacked like a Seal at the Roundup, Run Over by Train, Kicked in the Behoovies, Made mincemeat Pie Out of, Made a laughingstock of the league, Baby thrown out with the bathwater, Doused with flames, Steamrolled, Junkyard Dog Junked, etc.


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    Re: Has "thrown under the bus" kind of "jumped the shark"?

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    The one that I can't stand and is very overused is:
    "It is what it is."
    When we lived in Nebraska, that was Bill Callahan's stock answer to the Husker press. It drove them absolutely crazy, and the fans crazy. For that reason, I still love that phrase.


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